Are you ploughing big sums of money into developing end-to-end management information systems in-house because you can’t find anything off-the-shelf that works for your business? If so, you’re not alone.
When it comes to installing management information systems, all sorts of horror stories circulate in the large-format print space. Print company chiefs talk at length about the lack of sector-specific systems/modules, wasted time and money. So what’s being done to lay these concerns to rest?
Dye-sub is having a catwalk moment. If you’re going to any of this year’s print shows you can expect these printers to be in the spotlight as manufacturers seek to benefit from the rise in fast fashion. Simon Creasy brings you up to speed on developments.
We hear plenty from manufacturers on where large-format inkjet technology is going. But are they putting R&D spend in the areas where you want to see development? Are there irritants that still need eradicating?
The manufacturers are in the starting blocks as we go into a bumper trade show year. As they jostle for position Simon Creasy asks ‘what large-format R+D is going to create the biggest impact in 2020?’
Despite the rise of online personalised print offerings and oft quoted ‘run of one’ capability of digital inkjet, Web-to-print continues to be eschewed by a large swathe of large-format print companies. Is it only too obvious why that’s the case, or are you missing out?